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Corn and grain sorghum producers in Louisiana encounter similar challenges when trying to manage foliar diseases that threaten crop yields and quality.
Cover crops have become an important tool for maintaining soil health and controlling winter weeds for Louisiana farmers. AgCenter researchers are exploring...
The search for a soybean variety resistant to Cercospora leaf blight (CLB) has proven to be incredibly difficult for LSU AgCenter researchers.
Scientists researching soybean planting dates and fertility rates for southwest Louisiana are pinpointing the optimal time to plant.
Sebe Brown, an LSU AgCenter entomologist, has several ongoing projects to study the best ways to treat corn and soybeans against insect pests.
A study by an LSU AgCenter entomologist is questioning whether products sprayed to control redbanded stink bugs also kill natural enemies of soybean loopers.
For more than five years LSU AgCenter researchers have looked for ways to deliver lethal bait to feral hogs to control the population of the invasive species.
A great deal of time and money are spent by researchers and seed companies to develop new soybean varieties and corn hybrids.
LSU AgCenter plant pathologists are screening crop varieties to see if any of them have traits that deter the guava root-knot nematode, an aggressive pest...
2019 Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board-funded projects
AgCenter has evaluated ways to reduce drift from the DJI AGRAS MG-1/1S suggests recommendations.
2019 Staff changes at the LSU AgCenter.
Now that soybeans with Enlist technology have been commercialized, LSU AgCenter weed scientists are able to fully evaluate the product.
Harvest weed seed control techniques might sound old-fashioned, but some scientists think they could become an important part of the future of American...
LSU AgCenter researchers exploring new approaches for managing Cercospora leaf blight are learning more about what triggers toxin production, when mitigation...
The LSU AgCenter wheat and oat breeding programs are making more variety crosses and evaluating more breeding lines per year than ever before.
Three AgCenter economists are examining ways Louisiana farmers can manage risk and improve their profitability.
Precision agriculture tools could allow farmers to pinpoint crop varieties to specific locations in their fields.
For five years, LSU AgCenter scientists have been evaluating the effectiveness of silicon fertilization in strengthening plants against disease and...
This publication should help producers make more informed decisions about corn hybrid selection and production practices.
To assist grain sorghum producers with hybrid selection, the LSU AgCenter conducts annual performance trials at several locations across the state.
Why do farmers burn in the first place? What are the benefits of burning crop residues? What will happen if farmers are not able to burn? What is a prescribed burn? What is smoke and ash management? Find these answers and more in this publication.
Small grain variety trials are conducted annually by scientists of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Experment Station.
To help farmers make logical choices among crops and varieties, the LSU AgCenter conducts variety trials and makes suggestions each year.
Sealing structures, eliminating small animal habitats and keeping outdoor lights off are the only practical control measures for blood-sucking conenose bugs.
The man biter is a member of the minute brown fungus beetle family (Latridiidae).
These insects are true flies with only one pair of wings, the forewings, and not two pairs as in most other and not two pairs as in most other flying insects.
Termites belong to the order Blattodea.
Termites belong to the order Blattodea.
Several species of cockroaches are considered to be pests and can contribute to unhealthy, unsanitary conditions when infestations are severe.
Winter squash grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Blueberries grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Hands-on activities and concepts that can be applied to the farm.
Although other methods exist, the alcohol wash is widely considered to be the most accurate method of monitoring Varroa populations.
Catfish raised in Louisiana just for you.
Caught in Louisiana just for you.
Eggplant grown in Louisiana just for you.
Peppers grown fresh for you in Louisiana
Sweet potatoes grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Broccoli grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Cabbage grown fresh for you in Louisiana
Mushrooms grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Strawberries grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Cucumbers grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Watermelon grown fresh for you in Louisiana
Botanically, tomatoes are fruits, not vegetables.
Summer squash grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
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The sugarcane variety identification guide provides key botanical descriptions for identifying the different varieties of sugarcane.
Sugarcane varieties are the lifeblood of the Louisiana sugarcane industry. Variety diversification is essential to the survival of the industry.
Citrus grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Disease control on asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, leafy vegetables, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, shallots, spinach and squash.
Disease control of algae, bermudagrass decline, brown patch, centipedegrass mosaic, dollar spot, fairy ring, gray leaf spot, melting out/helminthosprium leafspot, nematodes, pythium blight, slime mold and St. Augustine decline (SAD).
There are a number of plant-parasitic nematodes and plant pathogens that inhabit the soil and cause damage to or disease in crops. Soil fumigants can kill parasitic nematodes, soilborne pathogens, insects and weeds in the soil – thereby improving seedling and crop performance.
Seed treatments for field crops and vegetables.
Some of the pesticides or certain uses of pesticides in this publication may be classified for restricted use. It is unlawful for a non-certified applicator to use a pesticide which has been classified with restricted uses. Information on pesticide applicator certification programs may be obtained from the LSU AgCenter.
Disease control in annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, etc.
Nematode control in field crops, fruit crops, ornamentals, turfgrass, vegetables and home gardens.
The LSU AgCenter Plant Disease Management Guide is a resource for crop producers in Louisiana and neighboring states.
Fungicides to use on home lawns, landscapes, gardens and orchards.
Disease control of crown rot, gray mold, leaf blight, leaf scorch, leaf spot (rust), powdery mildew, root knot nematodes and summer dwarf or bud nematode.
Disease control of brown spot, bunch disease, downy spot, powdery mildew, leaf scorch, rosette, scab and vein spot.
Disease control of early leaf spot, fireblight, late leaf spot and quince rust.
Disease control of bacterial spot, black knot, brown rot, crown gall, peach leaf curl, phony peach, rhizopus rot, root rot, rust and scab.
Disease control of rusts, powdery mildew and fireblight.
Disease control of anthracnose, black rot and Pierce's disease.
Disease control of melanose, scab, sooty mold, green mold, blue mold and sour rot.
Disease control of mummy berry, fruit rots, leaf spots, bacterial canker, phytophthora and root rot.
Disease control of boytris, leaf spot, cane spot, rust, phytophthora, root rot, anthracnose, alternaria leaf spot and blotch.
Disease control of bitter rot, blotch, rust and fire blight.
Disease control of leaf rust, stem rust, leaf and glume blotch, powdery mildew, bacterial streak/black chaff, fusarium head blight/scab, stripe rust, tan spot and yellow dwarf.
Disease control of leaf scald, mosaic, ratoon stunting disease, red rot, rust, smut and white stripe.
Disease control of seedling diseases, charcoal rot, phytophthora root rot, red crown rot, Southern blight, aerial blight, brown leaf spot, downy mildew, frogeye, purple seed stain, anthracnose, pod & stem blight, stem canker, virus or viruslike disease complex, nematodes, root knot and soybean cyst.
Disease control of blast, sheath blight, brown leaf spot, narrow brown leaf spot, seed and seedling diseases, stem rot and straighthead.
Disease control of cercospora leaf rot, root rot, pod rot, stem rot and limb rot.
Disease control of crown rust, stem rust, yellow dwarf and leaf blotch.
Disease control of fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, root-knot nematode, seedling diseases and boll rots.
Disease control of common rust, southern rust and smut.
Io moth caterpillars (Automeris spp.) are typically light green, spiny and have a red and white stripe on the side of the body. This stinging caterpillar may be
A description of the guava root-knot nematode and the potential for spread and damage to many crops in Louisiana
The interactions of crop-eating pests with their crop hosts are complex and have many facets.
The registration for Chlorpyrifos (Lorsban) will likely be lost in a short period of time.
Giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) is an invasive species of aquatic fern native to southeastern Brazil.
The movement of insect pests by humans is an ongoing phenomenon that is becoming increasingly problematic.
Flonicamid is a synthetic insecticide that was discovered in 1992 by the Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd.
Azadirachtin is a naturally occurring chemical found in the seeds of the neem tree Azadirachta indica, A. Juss (Sapindales: Meliaceae).
Vascular plants (higher plants) have transport tissues as opposed to nonvascular plants that do not have conducting tissues.
The xylem and phloem are the two types of transport tissues in vascular plants (higher plants).
Insecticidal soap is made when a strong alkali is combined with fatty acid animal or plant oils.